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he had permission from the church. leslie brinkley has details. >> reporter: 51-year-old worked as a volunteer at the catholic school festival last month. they say someone recognized him as a sex offender and notified a santa clara county deputy onsite. he wasn't arrested because he had a letter with written permission from a church official to be there. he is a registered sex offender who reached a plea with the d.a. for molesting a young relative, more than a decade ago. he was at the school festival working the sound system with little to no supervision, with hundreds of kindergarten through 8th grade students in attendance. the pastor at st. francis and the diocese of san jose told the newspaper they had no information on the source of the letter, granting him permission to be on school property. that begs question is the letter valid? who if anyone in the church wrote that letter? those are the things that are still under investigation by the sheriff's department. leslie brinkley, abc7 news. >>> a woman is alive this morning thanks to the quick thinking of her daughter who
advice to people living in the danger zone. abc7 news reporter leslie brinkley has that and the parents of both young victims. >> my daughter was not where she was supposed to be. i begged and pleaded with her to stay off the streets of oakland. she was supposed to be at a friend's house. you know, it is bad out there in oakland right now. >> 15-year-old raquel and her 16-year-old friend bobbie were gunned down here on this east oakland street corner early sunday morning as a car drove by and opened fire. >> when i went to the morgue or the coroner's office i couldn't believe it was my daughter. >> i don't know. just worship -- for all of the parents out there, worship every moment you can with your children. you never know when they will be gone. >> just two and a half miles away from the murder scene in this elementary school residents gathered for a briefing by police about how to protect themselves. >> well, we have had a spike in crime. more armed robberies, more brazen broad daylight attacks, and so people are more concerned. people have been held up in front of their homes and on
brinkley is live in the castro tonight. hi, leslie. >> hi. it may be raining on this parade known as halloween in the castro, but it was a beautiful day to be a giants fan in san francisco. it was a challenge to be a giants fan trying to get back home. this is the line for the vallejo ferry. it wound for blocks along the embarcadero. how long was the wait? >> really long. >> miles long. but it was all well worth it. >> the ferries were so congested some resorted to busing passengers. no one complained. even those in crowded bart stations. >> this is bart. this is what we do. we wait for it. >> we prepare for the crowd and we just go with it. >> it was actually better than 2010. >> in what way? >> shorter. easier to get on the bart train. >> nothing easy about the clean up. >> it's a mess, but well worth it. >> everything from confetti to cups to cans littered market street and civic center plaza. garbage to some. gold to others. >> i saw a lot of people collecting the confetti. i saw a guy on ebay willing to buy it for a lot of money. >> by night fall giants mania more -- morphed
. leslie brinkley is there in the drive-thru lane where she is surrounded by tents. leslie? >> reporter: it is awfully cold to be camping out here, but people are curled up with their laptops and their generators out here. as you said, they are in the drive through lane of this new chick-fil-a. they are quite intense, these devoted fans of the chicken chain who got here at 5:30 on wednesday morning for a 24-hour marathon. the first 100 people that claimed wrist bands and stayed overnight get a bonus. >> we will get 52 free meals. >> reporter: in the meantime, there is a dj, free food and the comradery of camping on cement. >> are you cadeing? are you kidding? this makes 27 for me. i travel all over the country for chick-fil-a. >> i had a couple of people from florida show up as well just to be here and camp out for 24 hours to get the free chick-fil-a for a year. >> reporter: but there are those who despise the chicken chain for the public anti-gay stance the founder took this summer. so for this restaurant's grand opening thursday morning, there will be protesters. on their facebook pa
take place outside the chick fillet. but tonight it is a chicken love fest. leslie brinkley is there in the drive-thru lane where she is surrounded by tents. leslie? >> reporter: it is awfully cold to be camping out here, but people are curled up with their laptops and their generators out here. as you said, they are in the drive through lane of this new chick-fil-a. they are quite intense, these devoted fans of the chicken chain who got here at 5:30 on wednesday morning for a 24-hour marathon. the first 100 people that claimed wrist bands and stayed overnight get a bonus. >> we will get 52 free meals. >> reporter: in the meantime, there is a dj, free food and the comradery of camping on cement. >> are you cadeing? are you kidding? this makes 27 for me. i travel all over the country for chick-fil-a. >> i had a couple of people from florida show up as well just to be here and camp out for 24 hours to get the free chick-fil-a for a year. >> reporter: but there are those who despise the chicken chain for the public anti-gay stance the founder took this summer. so for this resta
permission from the church. leslie brinkley is live at st. francis cabrini church to explain why he had that kind of permission. >> that's exactly the question being asked by a lot of people here tonight. you can see the church behind me, the school adjacent to it. i talked to a lot of parents as they came out to pick up kids tonight. they knew nothing about this incident. no e-mails andool. from the school. er hand parishioners asked us to please leave the property which we promptly did. here is the background. >> 51-year-old mark christopher worked as a volunteer at the st. francis school festival festival last mh according to our media partner, the san jose media news. someone recognized him as sex offender and notified a santa clara deputy on site. but he wasn't arrested because he had a letter with written permission from a church official to be there. he is a registered sex offender who had reached a plea deal with the d.a. for molesting a young relative more than a decade ago. but he was at the school festival working the sound system with little to no supervision with hundreds o
offender to be on school grounds. in this case he had permission from the church. leslie brinkley is live at st. francis cabrini church to explain why he had that kind of permission. >> that's exactly the question being asked by a lot of people here tonight. you can see the church behind me, the school adjacent to it. i talked to a lot of parents as they came out to pick up kids tonight. they knew nothing about this incident. no e-mails and no information from the school. on the other hand parishioners asked us to please leave the property which we promptly did. here is the background. >> 51-year-old mark christopher worked as a volunteer at the st. francis school festival last month according to our media partner, the san jose media news. someone recognized him as sex offender and notified a santa clara deputy on site. but he wasn't arrested because he had a letter with written permission from a church official to be there. he is a registered sex offender who had reached a plea deal with the d.a. for molesting a young relative more than a decade ago. but he was at the school festival wor
officers offered advice to people lie danger zone. li abc7 news reporter leslie brinkley has that and the parents of both young victims. >> my daughter was not where she was supposed to be. i begged and pleaded with her to stay off the streets of oakland. she was supposed to be at a friend's house. you know, it is bad out there in oakland right now. >> 15-year-old raquel and her 16-year-old friend bobbie were gunned down here on this east oakland street corner early sunday morning as a car drove by and opened fire. >> when i went to the morgue or the coroner's office i couldn't believe it was my daughter. >> i don't know. just worship -- for all of the parents out there, worship every moment you can with your children. you never know when they will be gone. >> just two and a half miles away from the murder scene in this elementary school residents gathered for a briefing by police about how to protect themselves. >> well, we have had a spike in crime. more armed robberies, more brazen broad daylight attacks, and so people are more concerned. people have been held up in front
: the chair used to belong to leslie and edward's father. he passed way four years ago. >> we feel his spirit with us right now. on his behalf, we would like to give you the wheelchair. >> reporter: it might come in handy forgetting around the house right now stephanie is using a borrowed chair hers was badly damaged when she was mit by a woman driving a black car in belmont. the woman did stop and returned the cell phone she knocked off her chair. she gave you back your phone? >> yeah, then she said i will be back. >> reporter: and she took. police have not mentioned new leads there is a surveillance camera at the drive-thru. stevie any -- stephanie says she is happy the smiths are offering to help. she is hoping her souped up well chair can get fixed. tracking down the woman who ran into her would be a big help. >> they say she should pay for. >> reporter: in san mateo, sergio quintana, abc7 news. >>> in any disaster communication is critical to response and relief efforts. now, a university with a bay area campus is developing ways to keep communications going during any major event many i
are packed and people have been lined up for hours trying to get home. >> leslie brinkley is is live along the embarcadero with that story. >> whether they were lined up to board a b.a.r.t. train, a ferry or commuting out of here everybody was in a really happy mood. right now it is empty down here by the per arer ferry terminaln hour ago it was quite a scene here. a crazily long line along the embarcadero to wor board the f. all afternoon you would be hard pressed to find nigru any grums in the crowd. eventually some boarded buss to make it back to vallejo tonight. at b.a.r.t. they were running every available train as freeze currently as possible. you can get on to the platform with no problem but it was is tough to squeeze even one to two people on some of the ebb trains. b.r.t. says they are poised tonight to brake the all time record set back in 2010 for the giants victory parade back then. they expect to top 522,000 riders. one is complaining. >> this is is b.a.r.t. it is what we do. we wait for it. >> you just go with it. >> what, a half hour, three he hours. had a good time. traffi
at the lock will be there. >> leslie page of atlanta landed at s.f.o. with a similar story. >> sometimes i fine the lock has been tampered with, and my valuables are sometimes missing. >> a story tim has read over and over again. he works for the travel blog. >> it's been a low-level buzz for several years, and it seems to have spiked recently. >> he estimates its happened to him two or three times a year. it happened so much he started documenting it with pictures. here's a picture of the tsa lock on his bag before a trip to germany. here's video of the bag coming off the luggage carousel without the lock. >> i can't tell you why. i was told they had keys and my lock would be secure, and in fact -- >> at brookstone san francisco airport location, tsa approved locks sell for 20 bucks and are a popular item. store personnel tell us the combination locks are often sold out. exactly what is happening with the locks? well, that remains a question for debate. >> it may actually be a situation where tsa agents are pilfering items from the bags, and don't want there to be any evidence left over.
don't we give her the chair we have? we are not using if. using it? >> it used to belong to leslie and edward's father. he passed away a few years ago. >> we feel his spirit, and on his behalf we would like to give you the wheelchair. >> it might come in handy forgetting around the house. right now stephanie is using a barrowed chair because of course hers is still sitting in her living room. it was pretty badly damaged when she was hit by a woman driving a black car at this mcdonalds in belmont. she said the woman did stop and even returned a cell phone she knocked off her chair during the collision. >> she gave you back your phone? >> yes, and then she said i will be back. >> and then she took off. >> at the mcdonalds she called her caregiver who was at a nearby restaurant. >> stephanie tells us her caregiver rolled her over here because she noticed that the woman who hit her was making an order at the droif through. drive through. she spotted the car and her caregiver went over and knocked on the window. the woman inside nodded, got her order and then drove away. police have not
her the chair we have? we are not using if. using it? >> it used to belong to leslie andfather. he passed away a few years ago. >> we feel his spirit, and on his behalf we would like to give you the wheelchair. >> it might come in handy forgetting around the house. right now stephanie is using a barrowed chair because of course hers is still sitting in her living room. it was pretty badly damaged when she was hit by a woman driving a black car at this mcdonalds in belmont. she said the woman did stop and even returned a cell phone she knocked off her chair during the collision. >> she gave you back your phone? >> yes, and then she said i will be back. >> and then she took off. >> at the mcdonalds she called her caregiver who was at a nearby restaurant. >> stephanie tells us her caregiver rolled her over here because she noticed that the woman who hit her was making an order at the droif through. drive through. she spotted the car and her caregiver went over and knocked on the window. the woman inside nodded, got her order and then drove away. police have not mentioned any new leads
. >> leslie page of atlanta landed at s.f.o. with a similar story. >> sometimes i fine the lock has been tampered with, and my valuables are sometimes missing. >> a story tim has read over and over again. he works for the travel blog. >> it's been a low-level buzz for several years, and it seems to have spiked recently. >> he estimates its happened to him two or three times a year. it happened so much he started documenting it with pictures. here's a picture of the tsa lock on his bag before a trip to germany. here's video of the bag coming off the luggage carousel without the lock. >> i can't tell you why. i was told they had keys and my lock would be secure, and in fact -- >> at brookstone san francisco airport location, tsa approved locks sell for 20 bucks and are a popular item. store personnel tell us the combination locks are often sold out. exactly what is happening with the locks? well, that remains a question for debate. >> it may actually be a situation where tsa agents are pilfering items from the bags, and don't want there to be any evidence left over. >> the tsa tells "7 on
about the day. 4-year-old leslie, his 3-year-old brother, luke. take a listen. >> mitt romney wins. >> i'm mitt romney. >> no, no. you're president obama. and you didn't win. >> ooh. >> no. i win. >> i win. >> i win! >> i win! >> mitt romney wins. >> i win! >> i win. >> oh. >> oh, no. >> hopefully not a preview of things to come this evening. remember abigail? it's almost over abi. take a look. >> just because -- i'm crying because i'm tired of barack obama and mitt romney. >> that's why you're crying? oh. it will be over soon, abi. okay? the election will be over soon. okay? >> okay. >> oh. i'm doing my own sleep study. advil pm® or tylenol pm. the advil pm® guy is spending less time lying awake with annoying aches and pains and more time asleep. advil pm®. the difference is a better night's sleep. ♪ ♪ ♪ grown in america. picked and packed at the peak of ripeness. the same essential nutrients as fresh. del monte. bursting with life. >>> good morning i'm eric thomas. it is election day voters in california are going to the polls which opened an hour ago. nor brown preparing to c
and will not set women back 50 years and finally leslie says i think equal pay for equal work is the most pressing issue for women this election. what do you think? i'll get back to you on that. this is referring to the 2009 lilly ledbetter fair pay act and i know, diane, you spoke to governor romney about this. he said while he didn't support it at the time, if he were elected he would not repeal it. but that lack of support, i think, did influence a number of women out there. >> yes, and then ultimately he wouldn't tell me. he would not say whether he, indeed, would have signed it if it came to his desk. i don't believe he ever said he would have signed it if it came to his desk. so, cokie, on this issue of the single ladies out there and other women -- what do you think? >> i'm certainly seeing single ladies being overwhelmingly for president obama as they were four years ago and there's no real falloff there, but i was just looking to see if we had a number on that abortion question to see if that seems to be the indicator. the problem is people tend to say when you ask about, you know, what i
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